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Portland Fine Art Bridal Boudoir- Editorial with Spotted Still Photography

I want to take a moment to brag on Jen with Spotted Stills Photography. She takes the bridal boudoir sessions to the next level! I am loving the clean, crisp and fine art approach to her photography.

Really enjoyed incorporating the early fall colors and textures into the flowers. Bridal Bouquet featured garden roses, ranunculus, fresh hops vine, coxcomb, fall leaves, larkspur, rose hips, brown lisianthus {one of my personal all time favorite blooms}, dry grasses and pieris.

I have a prediction that this muted butter yellow, blush, brown, peach color palette will be a popular choice for fellow brides.

It does not get any more elegant and timeless than this.

Photography: Spotted:Still Photography

Floral + Styling: Sophisticated Floral

Dress: Brides for a Cause

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Fall Floral Installation Shoot with Spotted Stills Photography

Spotted Stills Photography once again blew me away with this stunning fall session.

This vertical floral installation is gaining popularity with wedding clients. I personally love creating this asymmetrical arbor design to mark the altar area. It’s pretty versatile and there are so many fun ways to customize this design to fit your style and budget.

I am really enjoying the cooler weather and all the amazing colors and textures of fall. The bouquet is chock full of some of my favorite fall colored blooms: Dahlia, spray roses, mini cymbidium orchids, dry grasses, ferns, garden roses, nandina, eryngium and coxcomb and more.

Photography: Spotted Stills

Floral Design: Sophisticated Floral

Model: Ali

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Kristen and Michael Mt. Hood SkiBowl Wedding by Powers Photography

Peter Chee with Powers Photography did a phenomenal job capturing the wedding photos. Dark color palettes are some of my favorites to work with. However, they tend to be difficult to properly photograph to get the true sense of color and dimension.

Bridal bouquet featured some of my favorite dark blooms, including: dahlias, roses, cymbidium orchids, scabiosa, peonies, ranunculus, carnations and plenty and texture.

Kristen and Michael were truly an adventurous couple and choose to get married at the top of Mt. Hood at Mt. Hood Skibowl.

Can you imagine taking a ski lift and having your first look with a mountain in the background?

Yep! That’s exactly what they did.

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Trend Alert: Floral Hoop wreath bouquet-non traditional alternative

Boho trend continues on into decor and weddings are no exception. I love the more soft and elegant side of boho.

I created this floral hoop wreath bouquet to showcase a fun yet elegant alternative to a traditional bouquet. This past summer we had the opportunity to create several more hoop style bouquets for both bridesmaids as well as flower girls.

Many thanks to Whitney for being such a wonderful hair and make up artist as well as model. Whitney is the owner of Make up by Whit here is Portland. If you are looking for hair and make up services -look no further. I have had the opportunity to work with her on many occasions.

Hair/Make up/Model: Make up by Whit

Photography: Spotted:Stills Photography

Floral Design: Sophisticated Floral

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Creative Bridal Editorial shoot at The Lightroom PDX

Sometimes as artists, creatives and designers we get inspired to create just for the sake of creating.

Creativity strikes at any given time. I was inspired to use the beautiful, fragrant and generally hard to get Stephanotis vine {that's the little white blooms that look like stars}.

I paired the vines with white roses, ranunculus and delicate blooming pieris. Each season brings about a bounty of new flowers that are only available that time of year.

This floral garland /shawl could be a fun alternative to a traditional bridal bouquet, something that is used for bridesmaids, or another shoot altogether such as maternity or a boudoir. The possibilities are endless.

Thank you Spotted Stills for once again capturing such gorgeous images.

Photography: Spotted Stills

Floral Design: Sophisticated Floral

Venue: The Lightroom PDX

Model: Ali S.

Gown: Brides for a Cause

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Jenny and Caleb - a Portland wedding at McMenamins Edgefield

Jenny and Caleb's intimate October wedding at Mcmenamins Edgefield was absolutely beautiful, even the rain showers could not put a damper on their special day.

Bridal bouquet featured the last of the locally grown dahlias and beautiful oregon grown garden roses from Peterkort; as well as lush dark green foliage {ruscus, huckleberry, plumosa} ranunculus, delphinium and lisianthus.

Thank you Spotted Stills for capturing such gorgeous images.

Photography: Spotted Stills

Floral Design: Sophisticated Floral

Venue + Catering: McMenamins Edgefield

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